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Established in 1956

The Coronavirus Pandemic has forced a widespread shutdown of schools across the state and nation. OCSS is committed to supporting social studies teachers during this difficult period. See free suitable virtual learning resources listed below.

OCSS Mission Statement

The Ohio Council for the Social Studies serves as the premier voice for social studies professionals in Ohio.  We advocate for the vital role of social studies and assist educators through professional development for the delivery of effective and innovative instruction.  Our conferences and publications provide a network of services to members throughout the state.

Free Resources for Online Instruction

Open to the public and vetted K-12 social studies lesson plans, activities, and resources


2020 Conference

Preparing Energized and Engaged Democratic Citizens through Social Studies

A unforgettable virtual experience

  • Sessions and panel discussions by leading researchers, practitioners, and policy makers,
  • Networking opportunities with state and national leaders
  • And , powerful interactions and demonstrations with exhibitors and vendors.e 
Largest Assembly of History/Social Studies Teachers in the State

Registration Opening Soon

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